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Francois Encrenaz

Cloud Specialist / Technical Leader / Technology Strategist


  • Name: Francois Encrenaz
  • Email: francois@francois-encrenaz.info
  • Phone: (+33) - 651670823
  • Address: France, acquiring Swiss location.
  • Nationality: French - Swiss G permit

Professional Profile

An analytical thinker with listening and communicating skills who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing. With proven records in creating, designing solutions and leading teams to achieved best in class development and implementation of Cloud Solution.

Dynamic, communicative and intuitive, a relationship-builder able to establish and sustain relationships with internal teams, clients, partners, include cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings to achieve outstanding result in complex, competitive environment.

Goal driven leader and a resourceful team player who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, mobilizes, and coaches employees to meet high performance standards.

A passionate in IT world follower of the new technology, with a strong ability to adapt to a new job needs and changed easily skills and orientation.

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My Skills

Sales Communications (presentation, listening, verbal, written) Analytical & Research for Solution development, RFI RFP response, Manage partners and teams, develop leads product promotion.

Cloud Computing Managed Hosting

Expert, 6 years

Architecture Consulting Team Leading

Expert, 10 years

Solution Pre-Sales

Expert, 8 years

Disaster Recovery High availability Linux Unix

Expert 20 years

Knowledge and skils

✓ Pre-Sales skills (listening, verbal, written), presentations, solution development, RFI RFP response. ✓ Manage all technical aspect for customers, pre-sales, post sales and ongoing support plus product development. ✓ Manage partners and teams, develop, leads product promotion. ✓ Native French, professional English.

✓ Data-Center, Colocation, Managed-hosting, Managed-Services, Hybrid-cloud solution, HCI, Network, (ids-ips, waf, cdn, gslb).

✓ Cloud computing architecture (Devops, Containers, Microservices, Faas, AWS SA, Openstack, Azure, IaaS, Backup as a Services DBaaS StaaS, PaaS, SaaS).

✓ Relational Database SGBD (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, RDS) NOSQL: (DynamoDB CosmoDB MongoDB doc).

✓ Hashicorp Terraform scripting (AWS and Azure - JSON scripting).

✓ Operating System scripting (Linux, Windows, Azure rm (cli), AWS CLI CloudFormation).

✓ Design architecture, Consulting, Team Leading.

✓ Web Application, Disaster Recovery, High availability, and Backup Solution Development.

✓ Design, implementation of Complex infrastructure.

✓ Trained and experienced on several technology.

Install, configure, present, the overall Cloud portfolio of solution to customers, partners, and providers.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level L31XPRS11EBEQEWH
  • OpenStack MCA100 - Associates Certification training(*)
  • Cloud VDR
  • Cloud Data Backup
  • IaaS, Managed Cloud, StaaS, DBaaS
  • Managed Hosting, Colocation
  • Cloud(automation, orchestration)
  • Cloud Object Storage
  • Vitualisation (zones, container, paravirtualisation)
  • Network SDD, SDN, NFV
  • CDN, firewall, Load Balancing
  • GSLB, Web Performance
  • Trusted Advisor
  • Problem-Solving
  • Reasoning, Creativity
  • Computer & Technical Literacy
  • Leadership, Management Skills
  • Teamwork

Language Skills

French Experienced
English Advanced
italian Beginner


23 Years Experience!

I've started my career in 1997 at Compaq "Custom System" as an integration engineer on Tru64 Unix,since i've always develop major technical, intrapersonal and sales skills.

Hitachi Vantara

Pre-Sales Cloud Solution Architect

2019 -
Develop strong relationships with partners, account managers, pre-sales and internal organizations to develop operational plans to increase market share on Cloud infrastructure proposal and Cloud migration. Support Swiss marketing event including customer visits and development of account management and presales. Provide Demo, POC, technical presentation of Cloud architecture, migration and deployment on Azure and AWS. Reply to customers and partners' requirements following requests for information and proposal, response to RFI, RFP. Provide proposal and quotation (SOW) including analysis of different technical propositions. Provide assessment for migration, “Cloudscape, Device42” of applications including TCO ROI.
Amaris Consulting

Senior Information Communication Technology Consultant

2018 - 2019
Worked for a major watch Geneva group (Rolex) as Project Manager and Consultant responsible to release the RFP and manage the project for IT transformation related to the brand affiliates.
Verizon Switzerland AG

Cloud Senior Sales Engineer (PreSales)

2011 - 2017
Engage, design, develop, lead sales of Cloud and IT solutions for Swiss and French market, for customers and partners.Local responsible for Swisscom partnership for Cloud portfolio, including common response of RFP, RFI.Manage several deals including integration and engagement of different teams, and partners, (professional Services, Network provider, Managed Services, Project management, Services Partners.
Hewlett-Packard Switzerland

Technical Consultant & Team Leader

2005 - 2011
Leading a team of 9 people to develop and propose the HP portfolio, in parallel continue to be a technical consultant, and presales, working closely with Swiss local HP management. Established customer relation, respond and understand to customer's needs.Propose and design new solution including new technology ex: (Could Computing HP cloud matrix, Blade infrastructure).
Hewlett-Packard Switzerland

Mission Critical Engineer / Solution architect

2003 - 2005
Develop, lead migrations and implementations of customer around the world. Deep analyse and understanding of the needs, high troubleshooting level, high knowledgeable skills in the Tru64 area. International Experience: Achieved with success around 10 critical missions (Morocco, Guadeloupe, Bahamas, Mozambique, Ireland, England etc.
Hewlett-Packard Switzerland

System Manager, outsourcing for HP

2001 - 2003
Implement and configure a Cluster Farm of 1440 server for “Geneprot” and a LIMS infrastructure clusters on Tru64 and Trucluster OS. Deliver daily administration of the infrastructure with specific needs.Manage 3 people teams. Implement change management and relation between HP engineering and the customer.
Hewlett-Packard Switzerland

Tru64 UNIX Specialist

1999 - 2001
Implement and configure Tru64 and Trucluster server in a complex SAN environment. Migration, system assessment and performance analysis.Tru64 Unix support.

Education and Awards

Just My Education

Awards & Certifications

2018 AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate L31XPRS11EBEQEWH

2016 OpenStack MCA100 Associates Certification training

2013 Verizon Ovation award

2010 HP EMEA Key Talent

Professional training center of Mulhouse

BTEC Higher National Diploma (French BTS) industrial computer maintenance

1995 - 1997
Technical training center of Cruseilles

BTEC National Diploma (French Bac Pro) (electricity - electronic)

1993 - 1995


My Portfolio

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Let's Keep In Touch

Yes, let's keep in touch, please feel free to contact me for any question you would have.

Francois Encrenaz
Haute-Savoie, acquiring Swiss location
+33 6 51 67 08 23

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Cultural sensitivity